Where relationships are at the heart of the school and
the school is at the heart of the community

01929 500599         info@theswanageschool.co.uk         High Street • Swanage • BH19 2PH

Admissions: Applying for September 2021

Start with the Welcome from the Headteacher, our digital prospectus and our FAQs page which will have answers to many of your questions. Our ten minute virtual tour will take you around the facilities and give you an insight into school life. We're here to help so please get in touch if you would like to chat to us to find out more.

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The Swanage School

Every Student Well Known

The Swanage School has been created on human scale principles, which means that strong and genuine relationships – within school, with the local community and with the wider world – are at its heart.

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The Swanage School

A Balanced Curriculum

The Swanage School has a broad and balanced curriculum tailored to meet individual needs. From further maths and separate sciences to a range of vocational options. Click on the link below to find out how we make full use of our local resources, while enabling students to make outstanding progress.

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The Swanage School

School Life

Read more about student life at The Swanage School, including information about the school day, student leadership, challenge days and how you can support your child's learning.

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Started in September 2020?

Our transition pages are just for you! For information on what to expect please have a read and get in touch with our transition team if you have any questions.

You will find a pdf version of our Parents' Welcome Pack here (this has been mailed to all parents - please contact us if you have not received your copy). Please read this along with the accompanying letter. [Please note one correction to the information in the letter: it is Year 10 and 11 who start at 8.30am; Years 7,8 and 9 start at 8.40am.]

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GCSE Results 2020

Congratulations to our 2020 leavers whose outstanding GCSE results stand testament to their ability, hard work and progress over the last few years.

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Tree Planting Project 2020

Follow our progress as we work with local groups Sustainable Swanage, Greening Swanage and Trees for Dorset to plant more trees on the school site, helping achieve the target of "A Tree for Every Child in Swanage". We'll post updates on our Facebook Page and here on the website.

The Swanage School Way

At The Swanage School we...

  • Respect each other and treat others as we would like to be treated
  • Help members of the wider community
  • Strive for academic excellence
  • Take pride in our appearance
  • Do the best we can